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Bridge 130 over The Mongomeryshire Canal

A Grade II Listed Building in Berriew, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5858 / 52°35'9"N

Longitude: -3.1916 / 3°11'29"W

OS Eastings: 319361

OS Northings: 299337

OS Grid: SO193993

Mapcode National: GBR 9Y.B2XF

Mapcode Global: WH7B1.Y8BG

Entry Name: Bridge 130 over The Mongomeryshire Canal

Listing Date: 21 August 1995

Last Amended: 21 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16378

Building Class: Transport

Location: Carries a minor lane over the canal 400m approx. N of the Nags Head Public House.

County: Powys

Community: Berriew (Aberriw)

Community: Berriew

Locality: Garthmyl

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

The Montgomeryshire Canal was built as far south as Garthmyl between 1794 and 1797, engineered by John and Thomas Dadford. This bridge forms part of this first phase of the canal (though it has been repaired subsequently).

Exterior

Single span bridge, of red brick (painted or limewashed) with splayed abutments and segmental arch. Parapets to either side rebuilt above the string course in blue brick.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as part of the original engineering works associated with the Montgomeryshire Canal.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Middle Lime-Kiln Bank at Garthmyl
    Built against the embankment of the canal, W of bridge No 130, 500m approx. N of the Nags Head Public House.
  • II Southern Kiln-Bank at Garthmyl
    Built against the embankment of the Montgomeryshire Canal in open ground approx 300m N of the Nags Head Public House.
  • II Former Canal Warehouse
    On the original line of the main Welshpool-Newtown road which is now set back from the present road line, built below the embankment of the Montgomeryshire Canal, 150m approx. N of the Nags Head Publi
  • II Northern Lime-Kiln at Garthmyl
    Located in the garden of a house ('The Sawmills), approx 0.5km N of the Nags Head Public House. Built into the bank of the Montgomeryshire Canal.
  • II Bridge 131 over The Montgomeryshire Canal
    Carries the former main Newtown-Welshpool road over the Montgomery Canal immediately north of the Nags Head Public House.
  • II Former Nags Head Maltings
    Adjacent to the Nags Head Public House, to its north alongside the Montgomeryshire Canal.
  • II Nags Head PH
    On the A483, almost opposite the junction with the B4385 Montgomery Road.
  • II Wayside
    On the A483, almost opposite the junction with the B4385 Montgomery Road.

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